Barrymore pool death: Severe internal injuries suffered by the man found dead in TV entertainer Michael Barrymore's swimming pool were inflicted before he died. Essex Police Essex Police is a Home Office (territorial) police force with responsibility for policing the county of Essex in the East of England.
The force area covers 1,400 square miles and has a population of 1,600,000. said in January they were looking into suggestions made by Barrymore's lawyer that Stuart Lubbock suffered injuries at a hospital after he was in the pool. Yesterday a force spokesman said: "The evidence suggests he received the injuries before he died." The 31-year-old factory worker was found in Barrymore's pool at his home in Roydon, near Harlow, in March 2001. An open verdict open verdict
a finding by a coroner's jury of death without stating the cause
open verdict open n (Law) → Todesfeststellung ohne Angabe der Todesursache was recorded at the inquest.
drugs breakthrough: A breakthrough could lead to "double whammy" drugs that are far more effective against diseases such as cancer and arthritis. Scientists have produced antibodies that enable a two-pronged assault to be delivered by a single medicine. As a result, the effectiveness of drugs against certain diseases could be doubled, it is claimed.
bail for Palace intruder: A man, 27, arrested after he was found in the grounds of Buckingham Palace was last night released on bail. The incident was understood to be a drunken prank.
Festive fat: Pollution is making Christmas trees shorter and fatter. The traditional "wedding cake" shaped tree is slowly giving way to one that is squat and bushy bush·y
adj. bush·i·er, bush·i·est
1. Overgrown with bushes.
2. Thick and shaggy: a bushy head of hair. . Scientists have shown the change is due to extra nitrogen in the air caused by pollution.